File:1856 LibertyBell AmericanAntiSlaverySociety.jpg|thumb|''The Liberty Bell''. Boston: American Anti-Slavery Society, 1856. Division of Rare & Manuscript Collections. Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University.
File:American Anti-Slavery Society.gif|thumb|right|Program for the 29th anniversary of the Anti-Slavery Society
The '''American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS)''' (1833–1870) was an Abolitionism in the United States|abolitionist
society founded by William Lloyd Garrison
, and Arthur Tappan
. Frederick Douglass
, an escaped slave, was a key leader of this society who often spoke at its meetings. William Wells Brown
was also a freed slave who often spoke at meetings. By 1838, the society had 1,350 local charters with around 250,000 members.
Noted members included Susan B. Anthony
, Elizabeth Cady Stanton
, Theodore Dwight Weld
, Lewis Tappan
, James G. Birney
, Lydia Maria Child